Baptisms and Marriages of Newfoundlanders
Performed at St.Patricks Church,
Period of 1752-1770.
Information taken from Latter Day Saints microfilm no.
This is the complete document.
Originally recorded in Latin except for one entry on a
marriage, which was recorded in English.
17.10.1752 Baptized: Simon legitimate son of Samuel Nash and
Susanna Roberts, of Newfoundland. Godparents James White and Anna White
17.10.1752 Baptized. Adam legitimate son of Isaac Norcott
and Madalene Durney of Newfoundland. Godparents Joseph Collins and Joan Power.
17.10.1752 Baptized Margaret, legitimate daughter of Moses? Jackson
and Marie Dalton of Newfoundland. Godparents Joan McGrath and Elizabeth
21.10.1752. Baptized. Thomas legitimate son of Robert Simms
and Joan Carthy, of Newfoundland. Godparents Phillip Meara and Cecilia
18.11.1753. Baptized. Margaret before Heodomadar? Seven
years in Newfoundland legitimate daughter of Thadoi? Bolan and Marie Dwyer. Godparents
Timothy Quirk and Catherine Murphy.
06.01.1754. Fr. John St. Leger baptized. Dorothy, now seven
years old, daughter of Matthew Kennaghty and Ann Stephens, of Newfoundland.
Godparents Richard Kearny and Marie Neale
18.11.1755. Fr. John St. Leger baptized Hanora now ten
years old, of Matthew Ryan and Ellen Hern of Newfoundland. Godparents Lucas
Mahoney and Marie McGrath.
30.11.1756. Fr. John St. Leger baptized Dermot legitimate
son of Peter Lalor and Marie Rierdan, of Newfoundland Godparents Daniel Lalor
and Catherine Lalor.
03.12.1756 Fr. John St. Leger baptized: Joanna legitimate
daughter of James Kane and Marie Sullivan of Newfoundland Godparents Lawrence
Merry and Elizabeth Phelan
03.12.1756 Fr. John St.Leger baptized: William legitimate
son of John Drinkwater and Bridget Phelan of Newfoundland. Godparents James Lee
and Honora Knox.
07.12.1760 Fr. John St. Leger baptized. Honora legitimate
daughter of Robert Welsh and Joan Connelly, of Newfoundland twenty two years
old Godparents were Patrick Moony and Margarite Welsh
07.12.1760 Fr. John St. Leger baptized: Robert, Mary and
Joanna legitimate children of James Crowly and Honora Welsh.Godparents of the
above mentioned, were Robert & Joanne Pattin and Madeline Dollard. Mario
& Joan Neile & Anna Pattin. Joan & Thomas Hayes & Margarite
03.11.1762 Robin Holly and Jane Broders, marryed about three
years ago in Newfoundland according to the custom of the place, renewed and
ratified their consent here this day in presence of William Broders and
Catherine Broders, Waterford. Nov 29, 1762.
-John St. Leger.
1? 1762 Fr. John St. Leger baptized Mary, Anastasia, James
& Anna, legitimate children of James Roche & Joan Dunphy of Newfoundland.
Godparents Bryan Roche & Christopher Wyse also know as Tonnery, Henry Roche
& Anastasia Langton also known as Tonnery in the abstance of whom, stood in
Bryan Roche & Anna Fanning, Joanne Wyse & Helen Power also known as
Meany & finally Joanne Tonnery & Marie Merry
?.12.1765. Fr. John St. Leger baptized. Mary, Brigittam
& Elizabeth, legitimate daughters of John Hiffernan & Honora Jean.
Godparents Joanne Power, Marie Morrisy, David Brown & Helen Canna &
Joanne Cooke & Helen Conners
?.12.1765 Fr. John St. Leger baptized. Honora, legitimate
daughter of Henry Jean & Maria Sullivan of Newfoundland Godparents: Daniel
Conners and Helen Morris.
?12.1768. Fr. John St. Leger baptized: James and Thomas
legitimate sons of William Bryen and Marie Ryan of Newfoundland. First
Godparents Robert Eustace and Catherine Veale. Second godparents were Patrick
Lundrigan and Margaret Eustace.
?12.1769. Fr. John St. Leger baptized: Joanna, Mary &
Catherine, legitimate daughters of Piercy Stapleton & Margaret Shea of Newfoundland.
Godparents Lawrence Stapleton & Joan Fitzgerald, Martin Fling &
Margaret Forrestal, and Thomas Kennedy & Margaret Stapleton.
?.3.1770 Fr. John St. Leger baptized: John and Sarah of
Newfoundland, of William Penny & Margaret Burk. Godparents of first child,
James Cahill & Joan Collier. Second child, Silvester Fanning &
Note: Translated into English with the help of Fr. Murphy.
Some words may not be accurately translated.